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City of Niagara Falls Woman Arrested after Three Month Investigation

City of Niagara Falls Woman Arrested after Three Month Investigation


Sheriff James R. Voutour announces the arrest of 28 year old Victoria Ann Bellegia of the City of Niagara Falls after a three month joint investigation by the Niagara County Drug Taskforce and the City of Niagara Falls Narcotics Intelligence Division.

Victoria was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, a class B Felony, Criminal Possession of a Controlled substance in the 7th Degree, a class A Misdemeanor and Unlawful
Possession of Marihuana, a violation. She was held on $2,000.00 bail and given a future date to appear in Niagara Falls City Court. Seized in the raid was aquantity of Heroin, Marihuana and drug related paraphernalia. The investigation started with complaints from concerned neighbors in the area. Additional
charges may be pending.

Blogger Note: All indivisuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Buffalo, NY Male Arrested on Charge of Possession of Child Pornography

Buffalo, NY Male Arrested on Charge of Possession of Child Pornography
BUFFALO, N.Y - - U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announces that Jason Zaifert, 33, of Buffalo, N.Y., was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with possession of child pornography. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000. Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie P. Grisanti, who is handling the case, stated that law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at defendant’s residence during which they seized various electronic items. Among the items seized, a computer that contained images of child pornography.

Lackawana Male setenced to 25 years on Multiple Counts including Operating a Criminal Enterprise

Lackawana Male setenced to 25 years on Multiple Counts including Operating a Criminal Enterprise

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announces  that Mohamed Taher, 35, of Lackawanna, N.Y., who was convicted following a jury trial of operating a continuing criminal enterprise, conspiracy to import marijuana into the United States, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, false statements and aggravated identity theft, was sentenced to 25 years in prison by Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny.

Olean Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Olean Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

BUFFALO, N.Y.–U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announces that Willie G. Reid, 46, of Olean, N.Y., plead guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Arcara, to possession of child pornography. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, a fine of $250,000 and a term of supervised release of at least five years to life. 

 

        Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie P. Grisanti, who is handling the case, stated that on May 2, 2013, Reid was in possession of images and videos of child pornography on his computer at his residence in Olean. The defendant possessed over 600 image and video files of child pornography. Some of the files images depicting violence, and some of the children shown in the images and videos were prepubescent and under the age of 12 years. Reid used peer-to-peer software to download child pornography and shared it with others.  

 

North Tonawanda Male Pleads Guilty in Reference to Kensington Towers Project

North Tonawanda Male Pleads Guilty in Reference to Kensington Towers Project

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul announces  that Brian Scott, 33, of North Tonawanda, N.Y., plead guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Arcara, to being an accessory after the fact to a false statement under the Clean Air Act. The charge carries a maximum penalty of one year in prison, a fine of $125,000 or both.

 

Grisanti To Sponsor Domestic Violence Roundtable

Grisanti To Sponsor Domestic Violence Roundtable

 

Senator Mark Grisanti (R, I-60) will sponsor a New York State Senate Roundtable,”Domestic Violence: Prevention Starts With You” on Friday, April 4th from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., at the Walter J. Mahoney Building, 65 Court Street in Buffalo, Senate Hearing Room 6.

Unfortunately, one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Surprisingly, only one in seven instances is reported.

Panelists include:

Newark, NY Male Convicted of filing false statements to US Government

Newark, NY Male Convicted of filing false statements to US Government

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announces that Steve Wysocki, 50, of Newark, N.Y., who was convicted of filing false statements with the United States Government, was sentenced to 24 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Frank P. Geraci. The defendant was also ordered to pay $299,000 in restitution.

 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Craig R. Gestring, who handled the case, stated that Wysocki was Testing Manager for Flightline Systems, a Victor based defense contractor working on United States Army and Navy projects. The defendant oversaw product testing for the KG-40 military radio system as well as the SH-60 Sonobuoy system.